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Los Angeles Orchestra Fellowship

Violinists Ayrton Pisco and Sydney Adedamola, violist Bradley Parrimore, and cellist Juan-Salvador Carrasco [photo: Ben Gibbs]

New community program brings diversity to the classical arts

Four top-tier post-graduate string musicians from underrepresented communities have been announced as the first class of the Los Angeles Orchestra Fellowship, a program designed to increase diversity in American orchestras.

Launched in August 2018, the groundbreaking program was conceived by a partnership of Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles (ICYOLA), the country’s largest African-American-majority youth orchestra; Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), one of the world’s leading chamber orchestras; and USC Thornton School of Music, one of the country’s top music programs.  Continue reading

November 2017 Overture Online: The LA Orchestra Fellowship

Overture Online
November 2017

The LA Orchestra Fellowship
Three Los Angeles organizations join forces to help address broad lack of diversity in American orchestras

Introducing: 47 Strong
Building a more powerful and effective union for Los Angeles musicians

GRAMMY Updates
Voting moves online and more changes for 2017 voting period

Golfing for a Good Cause
Music Fund of Los Angeles 16th annual fall classic to raise funds for musicians in financial distress

and more!

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Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, this issue may be viewed on a web browser (must have flash enabled). Local 47 members may download archived pdf versions from the members section at afm47.org.